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Leptospirosis

Other Names: Weil’s Syndrome, Swamp Fever, Mud fever, Autumn fever (Akiyami), Swineherd’s disease, Rice-field fever, Cane-cutter’s fever, Hemorrhagic Jaundice, Stuttgart disease, Canicola fever, Redwater of Calves
Leptospirosis is a bacterial, systemic, zoonotic disease that affects many species of wild and domestic animals, as well as humans.

Disease Agents

  • Leptospira species

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Citations

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